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Brandon Gate, Brandon Gate, 1 Leechlee Road, ML3 0XB
£33,651.16 - £39,162.35 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Housing & Technical Resources require a Quantity Surveyor to join their team to assist with the day to day delivery of Quantity Surveying Services.

We deliver an integrated Design, Contract and Project management service based on strong links between our Building Services and Consultancy Services sections and private sector construction professionals and contractors therefore having the ability to interact constructively with a variety of stakeholders and partners is an essential requirement of the post.

In this role you will be responsible for assisting in providing a comprehensive quantity surveying service on various types of projects that will include providing cost plans, preparing bills of quantities/descriptions of work and associated contract documentation, tender reports, interim valuations and final accounts. This will include development of processes and procedures with Legal, Financial and Procurement staff from within the Council to deliver robust cost planning and cost management of projects.

It is anticipated that the successful candidate will have a working knowledge and understanding of project cost planning, budget setting, cost management and delivery of capital and revenue projects in line with Council Standing orders on contracts and financial regulations.

With quality service provision and best value as key aspects of this role your focus will be high on customer satisfaction demonstrating commitment to continuous improvement.

It is preferred that you have a proven track record of working within a property/ construction environment and you will display professionalism and demonstrate excellent communication skills.

You should have a relevant RICS approved academic qualification in Quantity Surveying.

You will be eligible to participate in South Lanarkshire Council's Car Pool Scheme as it would be advantageous to have access to a vehicle for business purposes if required to travel to alternative locations. 

As part of our approach to good practice and safer recruitment we carry out a number of pre-employment checks for example, Identity, Asylum and Immigration and employment history etc.

Applications online

Please note all correspondence will be sent to your email account.

South Lanarkshire Council are Equal Opportunities employees and encourage applications from all members of the community.   As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the .minimum behaviour.

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant.  Veterans are guaranteed an interview where their previous employer was the armed forces and who meet the minimum requirements for the position.



The Individual

As an employee of South Lanarkshire Council you would also receive a wide range of benefits including:

  • Enrolment in award winning local government pension scheme
  • Up to 32 days annual leave
  • Public holiday entitlement (up to 10 days)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Family friendly policies - flexible working and leave, maternity/paternity leave, enhanced leave.
  • Employee Discounts – including discounts at the cinema.
  • Range of benefits to support you (Cycle to Work Scheme, Physiotherapy, Employee Assistance Program which offers practical and emotional support)